Club Tijuana and Pumas UNAM square off today in the second game of the 2021 Liga MX tournament. Two teams with different realities will try to start the season the best way. Although Pumas have reached the Mexican League final last season, Xolos are the favorites for win this match, according to oddsmakers. Here you will find everything you need to know about this exciting Guard1anes Tournament 2021 game, such as the match preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch or live stream it in the US.
Club Tijuana land here after a tumultuous 2020 tournament that saw them not even compete to make it to the playoff. This season the job will be hard for them to try to compete in the league but they know that a victory over one of the best teams in the tournament last season could be the perfect start for them.
Pumas come from losing the most recent edition of the Liga MX final against Club León, losing 3-1 on aggregate against La Fiera. Now with fresh hopes, Pumas will try to start this season the best way, beating a rival that is going through some rough moments right now.
Club Tijuana vs Pumas UNAM: Match Information
Date: Friday, January 8, 2021
Time: 10:06 PM ET
Location: Estadio Caliente, Tijuana
Club Tijuana vs Pumas UNAM: Time By State In The U.S.
ET: 10:06 PM
CT: 9:06 PM
MT: 8:06 PM
PT: 7:06 PM
Club Tijuana vs Pumas UNAM: Storylines and Head-To-Head
Tijuana aren’t having a great moment right now and some off-field antics could have a big impact on their performance this Friday. One of their forwards, Bryan Angulo, was involved in a fight in Ecuador during the holidays and that could create a lot of problems for the player and the team.
Andrés Lillini is starting a new season with Pumas, where he expects to take this team to the promised land. Last year, they were so close but nobody could stop León from reaching the glory. This campaign will be very important for them and Pumas will try to start things well from the very beginning.
These two sides have met each other 18 times, with Club Tijuana winning 8 games, Pumas winning 6 and tying 4.
Club Tijuana vs Pumas UNAM: Liga MX 2021 Standings
This is the first game of the season and before the game starts, these two squads will have the same amount of points, goals, assists and more. They start this season with 0 points, as usual.
Club Tijuana vs Pumas UNAM: Liga MX 2021 Leading Scorers
Club Tijuana: TBD
How to watch or live stream online Club Tijuana vs Pumas UNAM in the U.S.
Fox Sports 2, Foxsports.com, FOX Deportes will broadcast this interesting game between Club Tijuana and Pumas in the United States.
Club Tijuana vs Pumas UNAM: Predictions and odds
Tijuana are the favorites to win this game, with oddsmakers giving them +120 odds. Pumas received +220 odds while a tie between them would result in a +220 payout, too.
* Odds via FanDuel